Does insurance cover damage from someone putting sugar in your gas tank?
Would insurance cover someone putting sugar in my gas tank? It caused a huge amount of damage and repair bills are going to be $3,000. I have full coverage, but I'm worried my claim won't be approved.
Emily Maracle · Answered on Nov 29, 2021
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Since you have full coverage, your insurance should cover this. It will likely be classified as vandalism and filed under your comprehensive insurance.
You will still be required to pay your deductible, but your insurance will cover whatever is left of the $3,000 bill.
If you’re concerned about your coverage, you can reach out to your car insurance company directly. An agent will be able to help clarify what will be covered.
If your are unsatisfied with your current coverage and how they cover this case of vandalism then it’s time to shop around. The best way to shop around is with the Jerry app. With Jerry you can compare 50+ top insurers to make sure you’re getting the coverage you want with the best rate.
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